About Us

Cloud 9 Adventures is ready to help you meet your goals.  We pride ourselves in providing student-centered learning for all levels and abilities of paddlers. Whether it is your first time paddling or you want a refresher, if you are looking at paddling for health and fitness, or looking to refine your skills in more dynamic environments, we have something for everyone. Check out our instructors below:



Jarrod Gunn McQuillan

Jarrod Gunn McQuillan is the owner/operator of Cloud 9 Adventures and lives in Morell, PEI with his wife Heather, and their two children Finlay and Emma.  Cloud 9 Adventures focuses on offering high quality sea kayak coaching and instruction to all levels and abilities.  Jarrod loves the opportunity to introduce kayaking to first time paddlers, as well as work with individuals looking to develop and refine their skills. His personal approach and positive attitude make his programs fun and engaging…READ MORE

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Peter MacDonald

Peter MacDonald started paddle boarding in 2012 as a way to get fit for surfing.  He quickly discovered he loved SUP surfing and then expanded into flat water paddling and SUP touring.  Growing up, Peter spent countless hours on the water around PEI helping his father and grandfather as commercial fishermen.  Peter is certified as a Paddle Canada Touring 2 & Advanced Flatwater Instructor….READ MORE

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Jason Richard

Jason Richard has been paddling for four years and loves every opportunity to be on the water.  Jason enjoys many aspects of the sport from expeditions to tide race play to surfing. He is very dedicated to the sport of kayaking and enjoys sharing his knowledge with folks who are new to the sport…READ MORE

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